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Connect and share in real-time with educators from around the state or visit our library of on-demand webinars to grow your professional toolkit on your schedule.

Illinois educators can earn up to 1 PD credit hour for attending an LTC webinar. PD credit will only be awarded for live attendance.

Have a suggestion for a webinar? Interested in presenting? Share your ideas by contacting Matt Jacobson, Online Learning Coordinator, at mjacobson@ltcillinois.org.

Upcoming Webinars

2022 Webinar Archive

School Law Update:

This video reviews what’s new and noteworthy in Ed-Tech presented by Presenter: Brandon K. Wright, of Miller, Tracy, Braun, Funk, & Miller, LTD.

View the slide deck here: Slide Deck

End of Year Tech Tips

The LTC staff each recorded a tech tip for you in this video compliation!

Supporting SEL With Google Workspace Tools

There are a couple powerful SEL tools that you’re missing out on – and they’re built into Google Workspace for Education. Come discover how you can use Google Forms and Slides to assemble a powerful communication pathway between you and your learners!
Presented by Anne Kasa.

How to Start an E Sports Program in Your School

It’s time to pick up the controller and hit “start” on your district’s esports program. Join us as we focus in on the background knowledge needed to start a successful esports program, including current trends, hardware/software recommendations, game and league options, coaching tips, potential costs, and more. Presented by Holly Kelly and Eric Santos.

Aligning Teaching to the Illinois Computer Science Standards

TISBE has recently published a new set of K-12 computer science learning standards. How can we as school leaders and classroom educators develop programs that align with these standards and meet expectations? Come discover how!

The Closer: Plug and Play Lessons to Finish the Year Strong

This video will demonstrate the completion of the E-rate 486 form up to the certification process.

Teaching Digital Citizenship with Technology Tools

Today’s students walk into our classroom with a mix of good and bad technology use habits. Let’s help them become tomorrow’s savvy, empathetic digital citizens using a variety of free resources that’ll help them sharpen their media awareness and online privacy skills.

Panel: Supporting SEL with Technology Integration

Social-emotional learning (SEL) is vitally important to our students’ success and well-being, both in school and beyond. Come discover how you can support students’ social-emotional learning through a variety of simple, accessible technology solutions.

Concrete Ways that Tech Can Support the Arts

Between iPads, Procreate, and the Adobe CC suite, there are all kinds of tech tools available to today’s creative minds. But how can we use those same tools to help our students unlock their own creativity? A National Board Certified visual arts teacher will show you how while highlighting best practices for making the most of your classroom’s creativity-focused technology.

Creativity & Student Voice: A Foundation for the 4 C’s

Student voice can play a crucial role in the learning experience, regardless of subject area or grade level. Come discover how you can infuse more memorable opportunities to amplify those important voices through visual design, video creation, verbal responses, and more.

Engaging Students with Research Based Strategies

The concept of student engagement is frequently discussed in the education field. But have you ever thought about what research says about engagement? Tune into this 1-hour webinar to discover three research-backed strategies that you can begin utilizing in your classroom today.

Promoting Student Creativity with Technology

How can technology help us break free of our “cookie-cutter” lessons and support student voice and choice in the classroom? This 1-hour webinar will explore opportunities to integrate creativity-focused technologies into the classroom and highlight several concrete projects that can foster exploration in nearly any learning environment.

The STEM Lab Starter Kit

Get all the information you need to get started! View Slides

Developing a Maker’s Mindset

In this webinar learn more about the Maker Movement, Maker Spaces, and the Maker’s Mindset, The Design Cycle, Design Challenges and Solutions.
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Bring an LTC Coach to Your District

3D Printing FUNdamentals 2022

How Can Makerspaces Help Students In My Classroom?

Ensuring Equity and Access for All Students with WCAG compliant Newsela

One Size Does NOT Fit All – Readily Available Resources to Support UDL

Supporting Equity and Access with Technology Tools

Show How You Know Choice Boards in the Classroom

Keeping Students Engaged with Learning in the Tech-Enabled Classroom

2021 Webinar Archive

Hey Google! What’s New? December 2021

Using Build Challenges to Teach and Apply the STEM Design Process

School Law Update: What’s New and Noteworthy in Data Privacy, SOPPA, & Tech

Implementing Computer Science into K 5 Classrooms with CS Fundamentals

Ignite Your Classroom with FREE Curriculum and Teacher Tools from CodeHS

Introduction to Jamboard

Keep Students Engaged With Remote Learning Resources

Using Screencastify to Support Remote Learning

Zoom Classroom

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There, you’ll also find a variety of timely, short-form videos, including webinar snippets and our Monthly Tech Tips.

Matt Jacobson
Matt Jacobson
Online Learning Coordinator, Learning Technology Center

Matt designs, develops, and evaluates the LTC’s digital professional learning, including working with subject matter experts to create learning objectives, conducting needs assessments, and delivering interactive online PD opportunities.